Meaning of AIRING in English



( -s )

Etymology: from gerund of air (IV)

1. : exposure to air or heat for drying or freshening : ventilation

give the clothes an airing

this room needs an airing

2. : exposure to or exercise in the open air especially to promote health or fitness

relief that this backyard had turned out to be as good a place for John's airings as it had — Marcia Davenport

she must take the dogs for an airing — Arnold Bennett

3. : exposure to public view or notice

tolerant of his father's incessant airing of his views — L.C.Douglas

to get a congressional airing soon — Newsweek

4. : a radio or television broadcast

series that have been booked for regular weekly airings — Saul Carson

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.